Bittrex Global launches fee free euro-to-crypto trading for one month

Crypto exchange Bittrex Global has announced that customers will be able to trade cryptocurrencies with euros without trading fees until April 30.

Cryptocurrency company Bifrost secures $600,000 seed investment

Cryptocurrency startup Bifrost picks up $600,000 to solve trading issues on decentralised finance (DiFi) markets.

Swiss regulator reminds blockchain FinTech companies that they “cannot be allowed to circumvent” AML...

Switzerland’s Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has issued new guidance for blockchain and cryptocurrency FinTech companies, warning them against breaking anti-money laundering (AML) laws.

Study finds central bank digital currencies may trigger stronger forex controls

A study by the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has discovered the introduction of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) may lead to greater foreign exchange controls.

Crypto investment hub Flint bags $5.1m to accelerate development

Crypto asset investment solution Flint has raised $5.1m from a seed funding round led by Sequoia Capital India and GFC.

Group of central banks investigating whether the time is right to launch digital currencies...

With everyone from Facebook to singer Akon launching cryptocurrencies, it is hardly surprising that central banks are also looking into leveraging the technology.

What Nubank and Klarna’s colossal rounds from last week reveal about the FinTech industry

While Nubank’s massive Series G round and Klarna's $40bn valuation may have secured the most headlines last week, CyberTech and cryptocurrency ventures bagged the most capital injections.

How to remain compliant with reporting tax on cryptocurrency

With cryptocurrency taking an inflated role in the financial mainstream in recent years, ensuring that you remain compliant when it comes to the industry is becoming increasingly vital.
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Crypto lender Moon Mortgage lands $3.5m

Moon Mortgage, a cryptocurrency lending platform, has raised $3.5m in a seed financing round headed by CoinFund and Cadenza Ventures.

How long can WealthTech firms resist the crypto FOMO?

Global stockbrokers, neobankers and financial institutions are all slowly onboarding crypto into their asset portfolio and it's probably a matter of time before WealthTechs do the same, according to analysts.

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Brookfield Reinsurance to acquire Argo Group

Brookfield Reinsurance and Argo Group International Holding have entered into a definitive merger agreement whereby Brookfield Reinsurance will acquire Argo in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $1.1bn.
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BIS Innovation Hub launches new stablecoin, CBDC programs

The BIS Innovation Hub has unveiled its 2023 work program, which involves projects on areas such as CBDC, DeFi and stablecoins.  
Struggling Brits eager for tailored support during cost-of-living crisis

Struggling Brits eager for tailored support during cost-of-living crisis

The cost-of-living crisis is putting 37 million Brits at risk of financial distress, a report from Tink suggests banks need to offer them some support.
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Group of banks invest $45m in Carbonplace

A group of nine banks have invested $45m into Carbonplace, a global DLT-based carbon credit transaction network.
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Just five deals accounted for 56% of FinTech investment in Indonesia during 2022

Key Indonesian FinTech Statistics in 2022: • Indonesian FinTech companies raised $2.5bn in 2022, a 56% increase from 2021 • Overall, there were 79 FinTech deals...

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